prices around the world

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hopefulharmon

Guest
:hiya: has anyone noticed the difference in prices between amps in teh usa and the uk or other countries ? anyone tried buying from the usa and shipping to the uk ? speakers also seem much cheaper .
 

cj

Active Member
I bought 7 speakers and a DLP projector from the USA - saved £3500 total on the speakers, and £5000 on the projector. That was after VAT, duty and shipping, and against the UK RRP.
 

gizlaroc

Distinguished Member
An amp is probably the only thing you don't want to buy in the states, try finding a step down to convert the voltage on somthing that draws the current that an amp does, whatever you save will be wasted on that.

When I was looking at the Sharp 12k dlp a few weeks back I was given a quote for just under $7k and that was without really trying too, so some things are well worth doing, just not an amp.
 

buns

Banned
of course some power amps will have multivoltage power supplies anyhow..... so you can use those ones without issue

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hopefulharmon

Guest
thanks for the replies. can anyone recommend an online u.s. site ?
 

Daneel

Active Member
Interesting site buns. Have you ordered from them before?
 

buns

Banned
nope...... but they are one of the few places that do online prices. If i recall, i was interested in a Marsh amp which is on their site..... but as open to exotic brands as I am, i figured that an av processor has too many things needing to be done right to go blind

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gudjong

Standard Member
Originally posted by cj
I bought 7 speakers and a DLP projector from the USA - saved £3500 total on the speakers, and £5000 on the projector. That was after VAT, duty and shipping, and against the UK RRP.

dj does the projector work for PAL and what type is it?
 

Reiner

Active Member
Taiwan: mainly NTSC & 110V only, expensive. Stay well clear.

Japan: also expensive and mostly NTSC/110V, export equipment (PAL and/or 220-240VAC) not cheap

Hong Kong: some good deals around, some priced as in Europe

Thailand: nothing special I noticed, comparable to Europe

Malaysia: generally cheap compared to Europe

Singapore: cheaper if not cheapest

The latter 2 sell multisystem (PAL/NTSC) and multivoltage (110-240VAC) equipment on the local market.
 

cj

Active Member
Originally posted by gudjong
dj does the projector work for PAL and what type is it?

I have a Runco CL-710 - rrp here is £9,995-00 !!!! PAL/NTSC is not an issue, nor is the voltage (it's auto-sensing - just plug it in).
 

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